2016-2017 Missouri State Bears

2016-2017 Missouri State Bears Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
5 Obediah Church So SF 6-7 217 Mar 17, 1997 Springfield (IL) United States Springfield High School
11 Jarred Dixon So PG 6-3 167 Nov 8, 1996 Lee's Summit (MO) United States Lee's Summit West High School
35 Tyrie Hill-Thomas So F 6-6 220 Oct 9, 1995 St. Peters (MO) United States Fort Zumwalt South High School
24 Alize Johnson Jr PF 6-9 201 Apr 22, 1996 Williamsport (PA) United States St. John Neumann High School
33 Chris Kendrix Jr GF 6-5 185 Sep 6, 1995 Willard (MO) United States Willard High School
20 Ryan Kreklow So SG 6-4 181 Oct 22, 1996 Columbia (MO) United States Rock Bridge High School
0 Jordan Martin Sr F 6-8 235 Dec 16, 1993 St. Louis (MO) United States Hazelwood Central High School
50 Tyler McCullough Sr C 6-11 252 Dec 15, 1994 Fayetteville (AR) United States Fayetteville High School
4 Dequon Miller Sr PG 5-10 176 May 22, 1993 Charleston (WV) United States George Washington High School
21 Ross Owens Fr G 6-4 195 Jun 22, 1998 Woodlawn (IL) United States Woodlawn High School
10 Jarrid Rhodes Jr SF 6-6 174 Oct 15, 1995 Palmetto Bay (FL) United States Palmetto High School
14 Ronnie Rousseau III Jr PG 5-10 153 - Cincinnati (OH) United States Winton Woods High School
15 Austin Ruder Jr G 6-3 199 Mar 15, 1994 Nixa (MO) United States Nixa High School
1 Robin Thompson So F 6-6 224 Feb 12, 1996 St. Louis (MO) United States St. Louis Country Day School
13 Greg Williams Fr G 6-6 180 Apr 1, 1997 Houston (TX) United States Genesis Academy

Recent Missouri State Bears History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 17-16 (7-11) 6th (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 13-19 (8-10) 6th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2014-2015 11-20 (5-13) 8th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2013-2014 20-13 (9-9) 4th (MVC) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2012-2013 11-22 (7-11) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 16-16 (9-9) 3rd (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2010-2011 26-9 (15-3) 1st (MVC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2009-2010 24-12 (8-10) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd CIT Champion
2008-2009 11-20 (3-15) 10th (MVC) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 17-16 (8-10) 7th (MVC) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 22-11 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2005-2006 22-9 (12-6) 2nd (MVC) 2nd Rnd NIT 4th Rnd
2004-2005 19-13 (10-8) 4th (MVC) Runner Up NIT 2nd Rnd
2003-2004 19-14 (9-9) 5th (MVC) Runner Up N/A
2002-2003 17-12 (12-6) 3rd (MVC) 3rd Rnd N/A

2016-2017 Missouri State Bears Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Alize Johnson NABC All-District (16) First Team
Alize Johnson MVC All-Conference First Team
Alize Johnson MVC All-Tournament Team
Obediah Church MVC All-Defensive Team
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Year
Alize Johnson MVC All-Newcomer Team
Alize Johnson MVC Player of the Week (Nov 14, 2016)
Alize Johnson MVC Player of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 12, 2016)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 23, 2017)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Nov 14, 2016)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Jan 2, 2017)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec 26, 2016)
Alize Johnson MVC Newcomer of the Week (Feb 20, 2017)

2016-2017 Missouri State Bears Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Miller J. Dixon J. Rhodes O. Church A. Johnson
Rotation   R. Kreklow C. Kendrix    
Lim PT R. Rousseau III A. Ruder T. Hill-Thomas J. Martin T. McCullough
Lim PT   R. Owens R. Thompson    

2016-2017 Missouri State Bears Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Alize Johnson 33 30.2 14.8 10.6 1.9 0.6 0.2 2.3
Dequon Miller 33 35.6 12.7 3.0 3.8 1.1 0.0 2.2
Ronnie Rousseau III 14 27.1 11.6 2.1 2.9 0.8 0.0 1.6
Jarred Dixon 33 23.0 8.6 2.5 2.0 0.8 0.2 1.3
Jarrid Rhodes 33 22.2 7.0 3.5 0.6 0.3 0.2 1.3
Obediah Church 31 25.6 6.6 5.8 1.4 0.5 2.4 1.4
Ryan Kreklow 33 17.7 6.3 1.8 0.7 0.6 0.1 1.0
Chris Kendrix 30 13.7 5.4 2.8 0.3 0.5 0.4 1.0
Austin Ruder 29 13.4 4.9 0.9 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2
Jordan Martin 32 9.1 2.2 1.8 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.7
Robin Thompson 9 4.9 0.9 0.9 0.2 0.3 0.0 0.0
Ross Owens 6 2.3 0.8 0.7 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0
Tyrie Hill-Thomas 5 2.0 0.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tyler McCullough 21 7.1 0.6 1.3 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.2

2016-2017 Missouri State Bears Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Paul Lusk Head Coach 2011-2012 N/A
Corey Gipson Associate Head Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Missouri State, 2015 to 2016)
Matt Sligh Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
Keith Pickens Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Graduate Manager (Missouri State, 2014 to 2016)
Kyle Moats Athletic Director 2009-2010 N/A
Cody Seidel Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (Missouri State, 2012 to 2015)
Jim Penkalski Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A